Day of the Dead starts on Nov 1 and ends on Nov 2. It's believed that departed souls return home to reunite with loved ones.
Day of the Dead, primarily associated with Mexico, is observed in various countries, including the Philippines where it is known as Undas and celebrated on the first two days of November.
The Day of the Dead stems from Indigenous customs, notably the Aztecs' Miccaihuitl ritual honoring the deceased.
On the Day of the Dead, people honor their deceased by tidying graves, adding flowers, and playing music as a way to remember and pay tribute.